Composer

Nationality

Work

Publisher

Commission

Premier

Instrumentation

Arnold, Sir Malcolm  (1921 - 2006)

United Kingdom

Brass Quintet No. 1, Opus 73

© 1961, Paterson Publications LTD., London

Sole Selling Agent: Carl Fischer, Inc., New York

Composed in 1961 on a commission by the New York Brass Quintet

Premiered by the New York Brass Quintet

2 trumpets in B flat, horn, trombone, tuba

Arnold Quintet cover.jpg

Special techniques

trumpets both require straight and cup mutes, horn & trombone require straight mute; multiple tonguing and extended solo passages for all instruments

Duration

Movements

3 movements - c. 11' 30"

Allegro vivace (c. 4' 00")

Chaconne - Andante con moto (c. 4' 30")

Con brio (c. 3' 00")

Discography

Year
Ensemble
Album
Label and Catalog
1968
Hallé Brass Consort
The Hallé Brass Consort
Pye Records GSGC 14114
1969
Ithaca Brass Quintet
The Ithaca Brass Quintet
Mark Educational Recordings MES 32558
1969
Quinteto de Bronces de Chile
Quinteto de Bronces de Chile
RCA Victor CML 2789-X
1970
New York Brass Quintet
British Brass Works
International Trumpet Guild ITG CD 28
1970
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Just Brass
Argo Records ZRG 655
1972
Eastern Brass Quintet
Superlatives
Concord Recordings CR 1001
1974
Berlin Brass Quintet
The Berlin Brass Quintet
Crystal Records S 201
1978
Mount Royal Brass Quintet
The Mount Royal Brass Quintet
McGill University Records 77004
1980
Budapest Brass Quintet
Quintette de Cuivres Budapest
Erato Records STU 71410
1980
Canadian Brass
A Touch of Brass
Canadian Broadcasting Corp MMG 1123
1983
Equale Brass
Bacchanales
Nimbus Records NIM 5004
1983
Fine Arts Brass Ensemble
Pastime with Good Company
Happy Face Records MMLP 1026
1984
St. Louis Brass Quintet
Windows
Crystal Records S 215
1984
Swedish Brass Quintet
The Swedish Brass Quintet
BIS LP 248
1987
Tower Brass Quintet
Tower Brass Quintet
Self-produced TBQ 005 LP
1988
Munich Brass
Munich Brass
Orfeo Records C 166 881 A
1989
Foothills Brass
Polished
Black Bear Records BBR 600IT
1992
Brassologia
Brassologia
Jasemusiikki Jase CD 0018
1993
Hungarian Brass Quintet
Hungarian Brass Quintet
Hungaroton Records HCD 31449
1995
Das Rennquintett
5 Klassiker!
Bayer Records BR 100 251 CD
1996
Beaux Arts Brass Quintet
Music from Chaucer
Self-produced BBQ 003
1996
Center City Brass Quintet
Center City Brass Quintet
Collins Classic 14892
2000
US Air Force Brass Quintet
Woodwind and Brass Quintets
Diskmakers GAF Q 81
2001
Spanish Brass - Luur Metalls
Spanish Brass - Luur Metalls & Friends
Cascavelle VEL 3039
2006
Fine Arts Brass Ensemble
Arnold - Complete Chamber Music
Nimbus Records NI 5804
2007
Gaudete Brass Quintet
Brass Outings
Gaudete Brass
2009
Melos Brass
Romantic Brass
Legend Classic 5206659005
2009
Stockholm Chamber Brass
Foliations
BIS CD 1438
2010
Feeling Brass Quintet
Fantasy
Polymnie Records POL 570 170
2012
Luxembourg Brass Quintet
brass.lu
2015
Contrast Brass Quintet
Contrast Brass Quintet
RTV Slovenia
2015
Eburon Brass Quintet
Original Works for Brass Quintet
Self-produced EQ-1
2015
Wien Berlin Brass Quintet
Brilliant Brass
Tudor Records 7201
2016
Wallace Collection
The Magic of Malcolm Arnold
TWC FR2016-001
2017
Berlin Brass Quintet
United
Betont Records
2017
Dresden Brass Quintet
The Dresden Brass Quintet
Self-produced
2020
Western Brass Quintet
Better Angels
Summit Records DCD 762